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Information Science Schools in New York

2,223 IS students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Information Science is the 40th most popular major out of a total 335 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in New York

IS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,157
Master’s Degree 716
Associate’s Degree 266
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 64
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 64
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

In New York, a IS major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Science Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IS majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 16.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.0%
  • White: 27.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 30.2%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Information Science Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in New York

51,220 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Information Science Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $115,120, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 66 colleges in New York that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

413 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,803 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. 66% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Baruch College

New York
250 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,029 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,981. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

228 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
17,269 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The average student takes 5.05 years to complete their degree at City Tech. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

197 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,326 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. 100% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $29,883.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,800 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,090. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
16,515 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#7

Buffalo State

Buffalo
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,118 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#8

Lehman College

Bronx
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
14,787 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year.

#8

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 63% of the teachers are full time.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,896 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 46%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Information Science Careers in NY

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 27% $111,320
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $125,090
Computer Science Professors 17% $88,190
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $170,210
Computer Workers 11% $90,430

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IS.

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Computer Information Systems 6,188
Computer Science 4,220
Information Technology 1,575
Computer Software Applications 1,300
Computer Programming 333
Other Computer Sciences 191
Computer Systems Networking 188
Data Processing 183

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